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[Updated Plugin] AVH Extended Categories Widgets v3.4

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  1. What is new since version 3.3

    • RFC: Category Groups can be associated with categories. This enables the plugin to display the Category Group Widget for that category group on the category archive page.
    • RFC: Changed selecting Category groups in posts from tag-like to checkboxes.
    • Removed the Menu item Category groups under Posts and Pages.
    • Added several new localizations.
    • Bugfix: In combination with WP Supercache an error can occur.
    • Bugfix: An error occurs if there are no categories present in WordPress.
    • Bugfix: Category Groups would be created every time you saved a post.
    • Bugfix: Problem with initializing the plugin.
    • Bugfix: When using multiple Category Group widgets, all of them would show up on the special pages instead of just the one selected in the options.
    • Bugfix: Localization didn't work.
    • Bugfix: A PHP warning would show up when using multiple Category Group widgets.


    The AVH Extended Categories Widgets gives you three widgets for displaying categories.

    1. Replacement of the default category widget to allow for greater customization.
    2. A top categories widget. Shows the top X categories. This requires WordPress 2.8 or higher.
    3. A Category Group widget. Shows categories from a group which is associated with the post/page that the visitor is looking at. Categories can be added to a group. Multiple groups can be made and every post/page can be associated with a different group. This requires WordPress 2.8 or higher.

    The Replacement Widget
    Customizable options:

    • Title of the widget.
    • Display as List or Drop-down.
    • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
    • Hide empty categories.
    • Show categories hierarchical.
    • Show categories up to a certain depth. (Requires WordPress 2.8 or higher).
    • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug.
    • Sort ascending or descending.
    • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.
    • Select which categories to show. (Requires WordPress 2.5.1 or higher).

    The Top Categories widget
    Customizable options:

    • Title of the widget.
    • How many categories to show.
    • Display as List or Drop-down.
    • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
    • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug.
    • Sort ascending or descending.
    • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.
    • Select which categories to show. (Requires WordPress 2.5.1 or higher).

    The Category Group widget
    Customizable options:

    • Title of the widget, either per widget or per group.
    • Display as List or Drop-down.
    • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
    • Hide empty categories.
    • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug.
    • Sort ascending or descending.
    • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.

    You can set the following options for the Category Group Widget:

    • Which group to show on the 'special' pages. The 'special' pages are: Home, Category archive, Tag archive, Daily/Monthly/Yearly archive, Author archive, Search results page.
    • Which group to show when no group is associated with a post. Useful for older posts that don't have the association.
    • Set the default group when editing or creating a post.

    You can also select not to show the Category Group widget by selecting the group: None

    More information can be found on the AVH Extended Categories. page

    Posted: 3 years #
  2. Seems to be a problem with the link. Server not found. Here's another link to the plugin page
    http://blog.avirtualhome.com/wordpress-plugins/avh-extended-categories/

    Posted: 3 years #

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